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Tree Support Systems (Cabling, Bracing, and Guying)

Tree Support System Tree support systems are used to provide supplemental support to leaders, individual branches, and/or entire trees.. Cabling. Cabling restrict the distance that branches can move in relation to each other. Installed across a weak crotch, they will greatly reduce the risk of failure. Bracing. Cabling restrict the distance that branches can move…
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Tree Prunning

The Seven Tree Pruning Objectives: Reduce Risk of Failure Provide Clearance Reduce Shade and Wind resistance Maintain Health Influence Flowers of Fruit Production Improve a View Improve Aesthetics Why Properly Pruning is critical to tree health. When Pruning is properly executed, a variety of benefits are derived. Benefits include reduced risk to branch and steam breakage,…
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Safety First

At Johnson's Tree Care Inc safety first is our number one priority. Tree work includes trimming, pruning, felling, and removal of trees and bushes. It involves climbing trees, using portable ladders, working at heights while using hand and portable power tools, working near energized overhead or downed power lines, feeding chippers, and other hazardous operations.…
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Pruning Methods: What is Crown Thinning?

Structural Pruning is considered the best way to thin trees. Crown Thinning is the removal of select branches to reduce density evenly throughout the crown without modifying crown size or shape. Entire tree crowns are commonly thinned because tree owners and arborists believe this is what should be done to trees, like the appearance of…
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